With automation, it takes more skills than ever to keep the lights on and buildings safe. Trained facility managers are in demand.
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Facilities Management
Program Number: 904625CERT
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Area of Study:
Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Delivery Method:
Some Online/Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
9 Credits | Finish in 1 semester
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  • Program Overview

    The Facilities Management certificate from Madison College will provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge to enter the fast-paced and growing facility management career track. As building operation becomes smarter and more efficient, facility managers ensure today’s spaces live up to their new expectations through critical competencies and characteristics. 

    Madison College's Facilities Management certificate was developed by the International Facility Management Association-Madison NewSchool team to address the urgent need for trained facility managers. 

    Courses from both the Madison College School of Business and Applied Arts and the School of Applied Science, Engineering, and Technology comprise a comprehensive cross-competency one-semester certificate.

    Once you complete the Facilities Management certificate from Madison College, you will have foundational knowledge in project management, safety, maintenance, and building management including energy efficiency. This is an ideal program of study for the current or aspiring facility management professional.

    Program Details

    Students in the Facilities Management Certificate program attend part time.

    Facilities Management Certificate classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax

    As you complete the Facilities Management certificate from Madison College, you will learn the fundamental skills necessary to find employment as a facility manager or to work in a field related to facility management. 

  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2024-2025 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

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  • Admission

    Earning a certificate is a great way to expand your skill set, and it adds professionalism to a resume. Applications are always open, so apply today!

    To Apply

    There are no admission requirements for this certificate, simply submit your application by the deadline for each term.

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Fall Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is October 15, 2024

    Spring Application Dates

    • Application available on September 15, 2024
    • Application completion deadline is March 15, 2025

    Additional Notes

    • Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis
    • Students who have already completed the certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 


    Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or 608.246.6210.

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